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Mary Hughes, one of 79 convicts transported on the Henry, 30 September 1824
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 59 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 14 years
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/5, Page Number 191 (97)
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Maureen Withey on 28th February, 2020 wrote:
Tasmanian Conduct Record: https://stors.tas.gov.au/CON40-1-9$init=CON40-1-9p40
72. Mary Hughes. Yarmouth 10 Aug 1824. 14 years. Transported for uttering false money. Gaol report, 2 convictions for same offence, an Old Bawd and her connexions of the worst description, brought with her two children (married) stated this offence, uttering base coin, once served 12 months for uttering base coin. Married, Husband named Henry Hughes at Norwich.
Her record has several incidents of drunkenness and insolence.
The period for which the undermentioned persons were transported, expiring at the date placed after their respective names, certificates of their freedom may be obtained then, or at any subsequent period, upon application at the Muster Master’s Office, Hobart town, or at that of a Police Magistrate in the interior:
Mary Hughes, 10th August, Henry.
Hobart Town Courier, 3 Aug 1838.
Convict Changes History
Maureen Withey on 28th February, 2020 made the following changes:
gender: f, crime